The median annual salary for a SQL DBA was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

SQL Database Administrator
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a SQL DBA 7 6 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 0.46% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.47% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 27
Median salary £40,000 £23,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.91% -44.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £23,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,700 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 973 1281 1364
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.49% 97.79% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1088 1119
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

SQL DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured SQL DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales.

Salary trend for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL DBA in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL DBA in Wales

SQL DBA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL DBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 3 £40,000 +73.91%
West Wales - 3 £40,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 £37,500 -
SQL DBA
UK

SQL DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, SQL DBA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring SQL DBA in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Advertising
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

SQL DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (12.50%) Infor
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle